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Embedded Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions.

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

In this role as an Embedded Software Engineer at the world’s leading provider of high-end theatre visual and audio systems, you will be responsible for designing new products and supporting/maintaining existing ones. This is a 12 months contract role.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, test and maintenance of next-generation Imax Products.

  • Create, approve, revise and maintain design documentation.

  • Develop and recommend alternative design approaches.

  • Identify product/service innovations and develop, quote, and implement solutions to meet special customer requirements and requests.

  • Conduct studies for specific projects as requested.

  • Provide expert review comments at design and code reviews.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or software engineering

  • 5+ years embedded software design/development experience, with the ability to formally document requirements, designs, and implementations.

  • 5+ years C/C++ development experiences with OOD, knowledge of data structure and design patterns

  • 3+ years’ experience GUI design with QT

  • Extensive experience in embedded Linux system

  • 3+ years real time control system software development experiences

  • Experienced with network programming network: TCP/IP, Socket, SNMP etc.

  • Experienced with device driver for microcontrollers, including but not limited to peripherals like SPI, I2C, ADC/DAC, PWM, UART, RS232/485, Ethernet etc.

  • Experienced developing communications software using any customer or industry standard protocols.

  • Working knowledge of oscilloscopes, JTAG debugging tools and ability to read schematics.

  • Experienced in source version control systems (GIT, SVN, etc.)

  • Working experience on STM32 or similar microcontroller will be an asset.

  • Experiences on RTOS (FreeRTOS, uC/OS, VxWorks etc.) is an asset.

  • Experiences on C# and .Net framework is an asset

  • Must have a hands-on approach (like to be in labs interacting with hardware) and experience debugging embedded systems.

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.